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Find out if you are eligible for integration training

First, discuss with the expert at the TE Office or your municipality's employment services whether you would be eligible for integration training. The integration training usually includes studying Finnish or Swedish.

Updated: 29/4/2022

Discuss the immigrant's independent studies

If you do not have access to integration training, discuss with the expert at the TE Office or your municipality's employment services whether you can study Finnish or Swedish independently.

Updated: 29/4/2022

You can study a language part-time.

In any case, you can usually study Finnish or Swedish part-time

  • at adult education centres
  • at university and open university.

Discuss your studies with the expert at the TE Office or your municipality before starting them.

When you get a job, ask your employer if you can improve your language skills during the employment relationship.

You can study Finnish or Swedish freely online: Finnish online - InfoFinland.fiOpens in a new window..

Updated: 6/5/2022

You will also receive support in other matters

Seek service guidance for immigrants if you need guidance and advice in relation to 

  • integration
  • health and social services
  • housing
  • studies
  • questions related to work
Updated: 29/4/2022

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